Prior to joining The Bray, Kelly was the Executive Director of ExplorationWorks Science Center in Helena, MT for 7 years. She brings over 20 years of experience in fundraising and non-profit management. Past work experience includes the Seattle Art Museum, Pacific Science Center, and the Progressive Animal Welfare Society (PAWS). Kelly holds a BFA in Theatre and finds The Bray to be the ultimate “stage” for creativity and collaboration.
In 2001, Lisa “asked Jeeves” what to do when visiting Helena, Montana; she has been a fan of The Bray ever since. After a 15-year stint with an Indigenous rights organization, she rejoined The Bray’s staff in 2023 and is happy to support the efforts to maintain “a fine place to work” and build a more diverse and inclusive ceramic arts community.
Lindsey is a ceramic artist living and working in Helena, Montana. In her free time, she can be found in the studio, hanging out with her cats, or crocheting rugs.
Tracy Cosgrove is a longtime supporter of arts and social justice organizations as both a professional and a volunteer. She spent 10 years in financial leadership at the Missoula Art Museum, and prior to that was the COO at Forward Montana. She has served on the boards of nonprofits at the state, regional, and national level, including as treasurer of Montana Conservation Voters and the Seattle-based Social Justice Fund, and as chair of the YWCA USA in Washington, D.C. and the Minnesota Women’s Foundation. She currently serves as the board treasurer of the Georgia-based Jeannette Rankin Foundation, which provides non-traditional women students with post-secondary education scholarships. She is passionate about building robust business models for mission-driven work and truly believes that art saves lives.
Muriel Condon received her BFA from Montana State University in Printmaking and Painting in 2016, and MFA in Printmaking at University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Cole Collier received his BA in Art with an emphasis in Ceramics from the University of Southern Indiana. With a diverse background in technology, education and ceramics, he currently works in multiple capacities across The Bray. His love of all things clay began in the kitchen and in his work continues to explore the connections between utilitarian tableware and the rituals that surround the preparation and presentation of a shared meal.